Museum Opening

Courtyard Flickr Photos

November 18, 2007

www.flickr.com This little widget shows some of the photos from today's courtyard festival that we've uploaded to our Flickr group. I've been handing out postcards with the URL's to our blog, home page, and Flickr group to every visitor I...


Courtyard Officially Opens!

November 18, 2007

Courtyard Visitor Documents Canopy It's a little after noon on Sunday and the Kogod Courtyard is now open. The sun is shining through the beautiful new glass canopy, and it's the perfect day to spend some time listening to music...


Walk on Water, Please!

November 16, 2007

Self-portrait, standing on water feature in the Kogod Courtyard. You can see the criss-cross pattern of the courtyard's canopy in the water's reflection. The water will be turned off for the Friends and Family Festival this Sunday (so there's enough...


Raise the Roof! Our Courtyard Opens Sunday!

November 16, 2007

Workers put finishing touches on Kogod Courtyard for its debut November 18. Photo Credit: David S. Holloway/Reportage by Getty Images for Smithsonian Institution Workers putting the finishing touches on our awesome new Lord Norman Foster/Foster + Partners-designed Kogod Courtyard. This...


7th Street Shuffle

October 24, 2007

The east facade of the museum, looking north along Seventh Street from the corner at F Street. Hey! What are those people doing? They're walking along Seventh Street in front of the museum. Can they do that? If you've been...